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News from the Human Right House Azerbaijan - 2005

Image: Police beat the protesters from opposition again

Police beat the protesters from opposition again

Baku: A number of oppositionals were detained and dozens beaten up during an unsanctioned demonstration in Baku on 18 December 2005. The Azeri Authoroties have previously received massive international criticism after the brutal break up of the peaceful rally in Baku on November 26. (19-DEC-2005) 19 Dec 2005 »

Image: Azerbaijani Youth Demands to Stop Pressure on Students

Azerbaijani Youth Demands to Stop Pressure on Students

The youth of Republic of Azerbaijan became the special target of the authorities for political motives. During the pre and post-election period there was paid special attention to the political affiliation of students. According to the numerous reports received from the students, the institutional administration urged the students to attend the demonstrations of the ruling party, while prohibiting and making obstacles for their participation in pro-oppositional rallies.  (18-DEC-2005) 18 Dec 2005 »

Image: SITUATION OF FREE PRESS WORSENED IN AZERBAIJAN IN 2005

SITUATION OF FREE PRESS WORSENED IN AZERBAIJAN IN 2005

International organization protecting press Reporters Sans Frontiers (Reporters Without Borders) has published a traditional index of mass media freedom in 167 world countries on the eve of New Year. The index is based on the analysis of situation of freedom of media and journalists, violation of their rights and freedoms, legislation in field of press, attitude of authorities towards media and general atmosphere in the country. (18-DEC-2005) 18 Dec 2005 »

Image: PACE: Democracy or Cooperation with the New Parliament

PACE: Democracy or Cooperation with the New Parliament

The commitments, the Azerbaijani authority taken in front of the international community are not fulfilled, thinks the human rights activists and a number of politicians. The joint letter of pro-democratic part of Republic of Azerbaijan reminds the PACE about numerous violations during the elections, as well as post-election violence and disrespect to human rights. Now the main question is if the PACE will confirm the mandates of the new deputies or it will follow the pro-democratic supportive position (18-DEC-2005). 18 Dec 2005 »

Image: The Public Research Commission will Release Public Opinion Report on the Violence, occurred on 26 No

The Public Research Commission will Release Public Opinion Report on the Violence, occurred on 26 No

On the 6-th of December there was created the Public Research Commission by the initiative of human rights defenders and lawyers. The Commission is to investigate the cases of violence, occurred on the 26 November protest action. The final output of the Commission will be the public opinion report on the basis of the data, collected during the research. On the 13-th of December at the first reporting meeting of the Commission there were outlined the preliminary results of the work. (14-DEC-2005) 15 Dec 2005 »

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